verb (used with object), at·tired, at·tir·ing.
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Origin of attire
OTHER WORDS FROM attirere·at·tire, verb (used with object), re·at·tired, re·at·tir·ing.un·at·tired, adjectivewell-at·tired, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for attire
In March and April, demand for certain products like travel accessories and wedding attire all but evaporated as those activities became impossible to do under stay-at-home orders.DTC brands are rethinking their ‘never-go-on-sale’ rule|Anna Hensel|September 11, 2020|Digiday
Oktar wore traditional Islamic attire, and preached a return to Muslim values.The Hedonistic, Possibly Holocaust-Denying Sect That’s Hoodwinking Republican Congressmen|Jay Michaelson|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His attire was described as, “entirely appropriate”, by the Buckingham Palace press team at the time.Hilary Mantel Skips Dinner With 'Jointed Doll' Kate|Tom Sykes|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said that Perry's ''attire was entirely appropriate''.Transvestite Artist Grayson Perry Attends Palace Investiture In A Dress|Tom Sykes|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The way you pranced and frolic around, dressed in so called Native American attire, is a mockery of our way of life and culture.The Uproar Over No Doubt’s Native American Video Gaffe|Tricia Romano|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I cannot countenance any more breathless, fanzine-style chronicling of her attire.
The hostess's attire, even, is too new; she looks more as if she were making a call than as if she were at home.Fromont and Risler, Complete|Alphonse Daudet
This 'brigadier's' attire was almost worse than the deacon's.A Desperate Character and Other Stories|Ivan Turgenev
From his attire and his head-dress of feathers one could gather that he was the chief of the small settlement.A Little Girl in Old St. Louis|Amanda Minnie Douglas
In these days men show less joy in their attire at the fond consummation of their hopes, and more in their faces.The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness|Cecil B. Hartley
Could there be anything uglier than the attire of these so-called Scotch lassies?Betty Vivian|L. T. Meade